George Martin

1795–
, , SC prob

The Life of George

George Martin was born about 1795 as the son of Capt George W. Martin.

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Capt George W. Martin
1754–1817
Anna Martin
1782–1821
Elizabeth Martin
1782–1852
Sarah Martin
1786–1850
George Martin
1795–
Martin
Martin
Martin
Ophelia Jane Martin
Ann Martin
1784–1864
Freeman Martin
1785–
Anne Martin
1786–
George Martin
1787–1867
Betsy Martin
1790–
Matthew Martin
1790–
Benjamin Martin
1797–
Polly Martin
1804–

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Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Irish, French, Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Spanish (Martín), Italian (Venice), etc.: from a personal name (Latin Martinus, a derivative of Mars, genitive Martis, the Roman god of fertility and war, whose name may derive ultimately from a root mar ‘gleam’). This was borne by a famous 4th-century saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. As a North American surname, this form has absorbed many cognates from other European forms.2 English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, and Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). The place name has been charged from Marton under the influence of the personal name Martin.

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Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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